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form y separately published work icon Agnes Abbott - Hard Worker single work   film/TV   life story   Indigenous story  
Note: Researcher: Judy Lovett.
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Agnes Abbott - Hard Worker
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'This film takes us back to Agnes country. Where using her stories, arts and culture Agnes endeavours to teach us about parts of her extraordinary homeland, her complex connections to it which have sustained her through the challenges of recent European colonisation, and her choices for survival.

Agnes made this film as a way to sharing her knowledge with younger generations and to people from outside her culture. The preservation and maintenance of Eastern Arrernte culture is undergoing changes too, and with the contemporary option of using multimedia, film, painting, audio and photography Agnes is always transforming her ancient knowledge into contemporary formats so that it will not all be lost.' Sourced: Publishers note (Sighted 04/05/2009)


  • In Eastern Arrernte language with English subtitles.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Alice Springs, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory,: CAAMA Productions , 2007 .
      Extent: 22 minsp.
      Description: 1 videodisc (DVD)
      • distributed by Ronin Films, Civic Square, A.C.T.
    • Neutral Bay, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Enhance TV , 2010 .
      Alternative title: Message Stick: Agnes Abbott - Harder Worker. Message Stick (Television Program)
      Extent: 30 minsp.
      Description: 1 videodisc (DVD)
      • Originally produced by CAAMA productions c2007. Broadcasted on ABC1-TV on 3 July 2010.
    • Subiaco, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Kanopy , 2012 .
      Extent: 23mins. 4 sec.p.
      Description: 1 streaming video file
      • Originally produced by Kanopy (Firm), Ronin Films, and Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (N.T.).
      • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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